SHOWTIME(R) OFFERS THE THIRD SEASON PREMIERE OF "HOMELAND" AVAILABLE ON MULTIPLE PLATFORMS NOW
NEW YORK - September 30, 2013 - Following last night's highly anticipated season three premiere of the Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Award-winning drama HOMELAND, SHOWTIME is giving viewers nationwide an opportunity to sample the first episode of the series across multiple platforms now. The season three premiere episode can be seen on the SHOWTIME website http://s.sho.com/15qfiyA, on YouTube http://s.sho.com/169NW3p, via select television providers' free On Demand channels and websites, on SHOWTIME ON DEMAND(R) and SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R). The season three premiere is also available on SHOWTIME apps on iPhone(R), iPod Touch(R), Android smartphones and tablets, Nook(R) and Kindle Fire tablets, and for download as a free video podcast on iTunes http://s.sho.com/14XVhSW. HOMELAND stars Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Claire Danes, Emmy winner Damian Lewis, and Emmy and Tony(R) Award winner Mandy Patinkin, and airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT only on SHOWTIME.
HOMELAND tells the story of Carrie Mathison (Danes), a CIA officer battling her own demons, who becomes convinced that the intelligence that led to the rescue of U.S. soldier, then Congressman, now fugitive, Nicholas Brody (Lewis) was a setup and may be connected to an Al Qaeda plot to be carried out on American soil. Season three opens during the aftermath of the horrific terror attack that decimated the U.S. intelligence apparatus, and prompted a global manhunt for the world's most wanted terrorist, Nicholas Brody. As Carrie and Saul (Patinkin) begin to pick up the pieces of their shattered professional and personal lives, they are swept up in the political and media firestorm surrounding the terror attack and the subsequent search for Brody's whereabouts. Developed for American television by Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon, and based on the original Israeli series "Prisoners of War" by Gideon Raff, the series also stars Morena Baccarin, Rupert Friend, Sarita Choudhoury, Tracy Letts, Jackson Pace, Morgan Saylor and F. Murray Abraham. Tied as the network's No. 1 rated series, HOMELAND had a record-breaking sophomore season with unprecedented growth, watched by 6.2 million weekly viewers across platforms, up 43 percent versus its freshman season. Along with Gansa and Gordon, the executive producers for season three are Gideon Raff, Chip Johannessen, Alexander Cary, Henry Bromell, AviNir and Ran Telem. The series is produced by FOX 21.